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· October, 2005

Stories about Brazil from October, 2005

Brazil: The Gay Kiss Controversy

Responding to controversy over a kiss by two men in the Brazilian soap opera, “America,” Made in Brazil argues that there is large support for gays in the Brazilian media...

Brazil: Firearm Ban Voted Down

Luís Afonso Assumpção celebrates the decision of Brazilian voters to against a ban on selling firearms. Made in Brazil hopes it means that the government will start acting more serious...

Brazil: Challenges Ahead

Alex de Carvalho moblogged some notes from a day-long forum on the sustainability of Brazil's economic growth.

Latin America: Poll Numbers

Bloggins by Boz has yet another thorough summary of electoral news from across Latin America.

Brazil: Neocon Discontent

Luís Afonso Assumpção translates parts of an article by brazilian neocon Reinaldo Azevedo on why conservatives are upset with Lula da Silva's government.

Brazil: International Speak Portuñol Day

Yesterday was International Speak Portuñol Day. Portuñol is a mixture of Portuguese and Spanish much like Spanglish combines English and Spanish. [via Elena]

Brazil: Photoblog Exhibit in NYC

Brazilian photoblogger Tatiana Cardeal announces she will be showing 10 photographs at MediaNoche.

Brazil: Blogs as a Vehicle for Democracy

Alex de Carvalho, who organized the Brazilian delegation to the 6th annual World Forum on e-Democracy held near Paris summarizes how weblogs have influenced Brazilian politics.

About our Brazil coverage

Fernanda Canofre is the Brazil editor. Email her story ideas or volunteer to write.


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